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I am getting this monitor for my new build.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824001472&Tpk=s27a950d

Will two 680s be enough for gaming on this?

Also, does anyone have a date for the release of EVGA's Hydrocopper series?
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post #2 of 22
That screen is still 1080p and even one 680 might be enough for 120hz as the cards power goes side by side with 6990/590. Bigger pixels might be annoying if you have used to 22-24".
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In most games (except for the obvious ones like Metro or BF3). I'm gonna start with 1, and probably SLI when the GK110 comes out. Hopefully, that will cause the 680 to drop in price. Might wait longer if I can approach 120fps with 1.

EVGA said it will be a few months on the 4gb cards and the waterblock cards.
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I don't know CFX 7970s can keep a solid 120fps on 3x 1080 at medium, i imagine sli 680's could do it on 1 with much higher settings.
     
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post #6 of 22
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Thanks for the replies guys.

I'm about 10 ft away from a 36 inch TV on 1152 x 648 so I don't think I will notice big pixels.

I'm probably just gonna go with SLI.
Gonna wait and see what the non-reference cards are like.

And I'm not exactly sure how this works but, if I get two EVGA cards, and the 4GB HydroCopper ones come out within 3 months, I can pay the difference and get them right?
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For reference...

The answer is yes wink.gif

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Thanks for the reply.

Sweet setup.
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Can't wait to do this build.
Just waiting now for the HydroCopper EVGAs
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No, you wil need at least 6 580 on hexa sli to run games at 120Hz
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Saizer View Post

No, you wil need at least 6 580 on hexa sli to run games at 120Hz

this is how i was feeling when i read this.

it was like....well you better f***ing hope 680 sli is enough because there isn't anything better out there....
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